"Obviously C wasn't used to build the OS that C was built on."
Actually.... C was pretty much was made as the language they were implementing Unix in (which was, of course, the operating system that C was built on.
In 1969 Dennis Ritchie started to create the C programming language for use with UNIX. He couldn't have created the OS on the computer on which he began creating C in C because he hadn't created it yet. If he created it on a UNIX machine, then he created C on an OS written in assembly language.
The trouble with your study, and theirs, isn't with the size of the finger but the size of the sample. I'd love to see the results of yours get press though. There would be something oddly satisfying about a headline which read Study Finds No Particular Correlation Between Finger Sizes and Skill Sets. More satisfying, though, would be one that read Study Finds Researchers and Reporters Unduly Influenced by Statistical Anomalies. And neither would be a good name for a band.
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W3counter.com have based these numbers on the last 31,612,302 unique visits to 4,511 websites, So it should be a fairly accurate representation of the internet as a whole, Even though figures may be skewed on industry specific sites, Such as slashdot."
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The team started developing it, because they were "dissatisfied with the limitations of all currently available multimedia container formats such as AVI, Ogg or Matroska."
Talking to a lead-developer on LinuxTag in Berlin I have been tought, that most of it is working, and there are only some minor things to fix and decide on, like the FourCC-tag. There is a libnut available already in their SVN-repo, so go and check it out if you want.
So fasten your seatbelts everybody, because this baby is to become the standard when it comes to boxing audio and video data. For more information see: http://www.nut-container.org/
"International Business Machines Corp., the world's largest computer-services company, cut about 1,570 jobs mainly in its technology services unit..."
According to Lee Conrad, head of AllianceIBM, this is the low number.
"Information from within the company, retrieved by Conrad and others, points to 1,000 layoffs in IBM's Server Division, 700 in its Software Group, 100 in its Global Financing unit, 360 at corporate headquarters, 300 in its Storage division and more than 2,000 in the company's largest single unit, IBM Global Services."
Tallied up, in May alone, IBM fired nearly 5000 US workers and industry experts expect more layoffs."